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Current Paintings and Projects

These posts will be a summary of my current paintings, projects and progress. I will discusss technical painting issues and keep fans informed of my progress and direction in my art.

Latest Posts

A Mixed Bag of Artful Goodies

       White Water Lilies acrylic, 10″ x 20″ Showing in March at “Women in the Arts of Kansas City” Paper Birch Landing Gallery        Hello…it’s been a while since I’ve posted a blog.  Life sure has a way of sneaking by, or more whizzing by, I guess.  I’ve been busy with… read more

Winter Art Happenings

  Greetings!  Hope you all are off to a great start in 2015.  I wanted to update you on a few happenings for Sweet Serendipity Art by Susan Righter. “Textural Explorations” at Antioch Library is in the last week, so if you haven’t had a chance to see it, please check it out. I installed my… read more

Summertime and the livin’ is …. BUSY!

          Summertime and the livin’ is …. BUSY!  Yes, indeed!  I don’t know about all of you, but my summer is booked with all sorts of fun, exciting adventures.  Some of the adventures are in art, but mostly good old-fashioned summer fun including beach trips and lots of baseball!    In light… read more

Orange Poppy: Ready for my Close-up!

  “Orange Poppy”   12 x 12 inches   oil on canvas   for sale–contact me   Here’s my latest oil painting: “Orange Poppy.”  It felt so great to be back to oil painting–it’s been a while!  Expect more to come. I haven’t had a chance to make notecards or journals of this one yet,… read more

I’ve Started Making Journals for Fun

  For fun, I’ve started making journals using my own original artwork, stamping, and heat-embossing–really whatever tickles my fancy!  Personally, I write in a journal everyday, so this is a natural extension for me.  I would be glad to create custom journals for you, so please e-mail me at if you’re interested.  Also, you… read more


  “Victory!”   9 x 12, acrylic on canvas   Completed as a Coach’s Gift

Dream Big…You Have to Believe in Yourself First!

  I believe in dreaming big!  Why not?  If you never dream big, then you always exist in a smaller version of yourself than may be possible.  I believe our Great Creator gives us big dreams for a reason.  Have you ever had a random inspiration or idea that really didn’t seem like it came… read more

The Adventures of Stems Plein Air Paint!

So, I’ve ventured out into “plein air” painting this week as part of the Stems Plein Air event.  Up to this point, I’ve only painted in my studio, and let me tell you, I’m finding it to be quite a different experience in many ways!   For those of you who don’t know what “plein air” painting… read more

Lots of Exciting Things Happening in My Art World!

Where is the time going?  I really don’t know!  With the passage of time, new and exciting things are happening in my art world!  For those of you in the Kansas City area who might be interested in seeing my work, I will have three pieces in two separate shows this month.    “Bluebird: Messenger… read more

Transitions: Reflections in a Puddle Community Art Series

  “Transitions: Reflections in a Puddle” Community Arts Series   at Indian Creek Community Church Saturday, April 14, 2012 7:00 p.m.   12480 South Black Bob Olathe, KS  66062   Art gallery and Cafe opening at 6:15 p.m.. Tickets are $10 at the door   Once again, I will be showcasing my artwork at this… read more